Fodens appoint Withington

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 26 March 2011

Speaking about the appointment of Allan Withington as Professional Conductor  band Chairman John Barber commented 'Fodens are extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Allan Withington as Professional Conductor of Foden's. Allan is a fantastic musician with a proven track record with every band he has conducted. Fodens enjoyed working with Allan at the National Finals last year and during our historic double hatrick at the North West Area contest this year. Foden's are looking forward to working with Allan at the forthcoming English Nationals, British Open and National Finals this year and will shortly announce the guest conductor of the band at the Gateshead contest. Foden's are also looking forward to a number of exciting projects with Allan as well as a long and successful partnership' 

 Speaking about his appointment Allan commented 'It is a privilege to have been offered the position with the Fodens Band, an offer which I am proud to have  accepted. It is an exciting challenge to lead the band into its second century of existence and I look forward to working closely with the bands` associate conductor Mike Fowles and all associated with this team from Cheshire.I can only promise Fodens total commitment from myself and as always, work hard, to put ourselves in a position by which we can continue recent contest successes. I hope to provide new musical impulses, point them in other directions and help them conquer new musical ground. In short, the start of a long and successful relationship. '    






Foden's band maintains a world class reputation for providing entertainment in the field of brass music with a tradition and unique style Mark Wilkinson